We have prepared clients for interviews with major media outlets like these,and for investor pitches and other high-stakes presentations.
We prepare clients to be at their best in media interviews, presentations and investor pitch meetings. We are a leading media training and presentation training firm, located in Los Angeles and serving clients worldwide.
An important point of differentiation between Expert Media Training and other firms is that our founder and lead trainer, Lisa Elia, brings to the training decades of experience as a high-level publicist and strategist. She has also been interviewed by national media outlets and she has delivered thousands of presentations from the stage. These experiences have helped her to develop training deeply powerful training methods and a wide breadth of knowledge from which to draw.
Lisa has more than 20 years of experience preparing clients for media interviews with top media outlets that include The Oprah Winfrey Show, Good Morning America, The Wall Street Journal, TIME, ESPN, CNBC and hundreds of others. She also provides presentation training, coaching clients to deliver effective and compelling presentations from the stage, in pitch meetings, or in investor presentations.
If you are seeking in-person or remote media training or presentation training, we can create a custom program for you. We have spent years providing media training for actors, music artists, athletes, executives, entrepreneurs and other public figures, and we work well directly with the talent as well as their teams.
Our mission is to prepare our clients so they can be at their best in all media interviews and presentations, and to handle all public communications thoughtfully and strategically. Our founder and lead trainer, Lisa Elia, works with clients to ensure that their communication reflects the 5 Cs: credible, confident, clear, concise and compelling.
Our services include:
⇒ message development
⇒ on-camera practice sessions
⇒ crisis communication strategy and preparation
⇒ "deflect and redirect" techniques
⇒ smooth segues ("bridging")
⇒ preparation and centering techniques to control the nerves and focus the mind
⇒ techniques to weave in important calls to action
⇒ social media strategies to stay on brand
⇒ and coaching for investor presentations, speeches and videos
We prepare clients for on-camera interviews, radio interviews and print interviews, investor pitches and all sorts of public speaking engagements.
Programs are customized to each client's needs.
Our media training and presentation training sessions are private and generally involve one or a few participants. This video of our founder and lead trainer, Lisa Elia, is from some of her live events. This is not the typical format of our training sessions, but it will provide you with some tips and a sense of Lisa’s communication style.
Lisa Elia, our lead trainer and company founder, has trained thousands of clients for interviews with media outlets such as The Oprah Winfrey Show, CNN TV, The Wall Street Journal, TIME, People, and hundreds of others. She has coached clients through speeches to raise millions of dollars, as well as smaller presentations and promotional videos.
In her more than 20 years as a publicist, Lisa developed strategies for clients that led to exponential growth, offers of partnerships, product distribution deals, endorsement deals and more. It is this level of strategy that is incorporated into training sessions with clients. She works closely with the client’s publicity and management teams, to ensure that the training serves the client’s greater goals.
Lisa has interviewed numerous members of the media:
At her live events, Lisa has interviewed members of the media from outlets that include The Associated Press, SELF, Los Angeles Times, Fitness, Clear Channel Radio, Natural Health Magazine, Fox TV and many others. Media outlets where Lisa has shared her expertise include Inc., Fox News, Us Weekly, Entertainment Tonight, and E! Entertainment, among others, and she has spoken on hundreds of ses. This is the experience she brings to every training session.
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Media Training and Presentation Training Services
We provide one-on-one media training and group media training, and one-on-one or group presentation training services for executives, experts, athletes, and actors and performers.
Contact us for Los Angeles media training or presentation training, or to arrange a program at your site. We travel.
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People seem to have a lot of questions about media training, so we have answered many of them on our frequently asked questions (FAQ) page. We also have some useful information, written by media trainer Lisa Elia, on our blog.
To discuss your specific media training services or presentations skills needs, in Los Angeles or elsewhere,
call us at 310-479-0217 or email us.
Call us to arrange your presentation training or media training in Los Angeles, or elsewhere.
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